Playing Catch-up in the Splendid Sampler QAL

After all of the wedding pandemonium, I finally have had time to quilt again.  Yea!   I am about 4 or 5 blocks behind.   Today I finished two.  This one is called Pieces of Friendship.  It was very quick and easy.

I alway feel so good when I trim the block and it comes to a beautifully straight and perfect 6.5″ square.  I just love to look at it sitting all neat and pretty with the others in the 6.5″ square napkin holder I have had for a long time.  Isn’t it a sweet day when you can find a new purpose for an ordinary object around the house?

All neat and pretty!

The next block I made is called “Lina’s Gift”. This one also was not too tricky. The hardest thing about this block was the half square triangles.

LIna’s Gift

The directions were easy peasey though, and I was able to use my Quilt in a Day square up ruler to make the task even easier:)

You just place the line marked with the size of square you want on the stitched seam and trim up and down with the rotary cutter.   You end up with a beautiful finished square when you are done:)

It has definitely been SWEET joining all the wonderful quilters from around the world as we make this sampler. You can check it here.


A few of The Splendid Sampler blocks 



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